Next month, we will explore “Your Digital Afterlife” during Craft Beer Week at Revolution Brewery. Join us and WBEZ’s Tim Akimoff as we learn what happens to your digital property after you die. Learn to safeguard social media accounts, email, fiduciary systems, digital death systems and passwords.
Register to be with us on May 19th in the Brewers Lounge on Milwaukee Ave. We will have beer, food, a brewery tour and a great program all for only $25!
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In February, Mary and I were honored to be interviewed by WGN's Marcus Leshock about planning for "digital death." You can watch it here: http://bit.ly/1E4rIR1
Tim also reported about the importance of protecting your digital property last fall for WBEZ. Take a listen: http://bit.ly/1Fa6DFC
We've been covering the growing movement by major tech companies to make it easier for users to prepare for their end. Facebook and Google already have systems in place to make the process easier.
Thank you for your continued support. We look forward to seeing you soon!
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